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    Tuna Cheese Spread

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    5 mins

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    Mirj's Note:

    This is really delicious, especially if you are low-carbing it. It's a great alternative to "plain" tuna salad. Can be used as a dip for celery sticks, spread on celery stalks, or stuffed in cherry tomatoes. Prep time does not include chill time, since you can leave it in the fridge for longer than the one hour mentioned in the recipe.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Soften the cream cheese for about 1 hour.
    2. 2
      (I usually just give it a whirl in the microwave for about 20 seconds) Drain the tuna, mash with a fork.
    3. 3
      Combine the cream cheese, tuna and mayo.
    4. 4
      Add the lemon juice, curry and salt.
    5. 5
      Mix to blend well.
    6. 6
      Add the onions and stir to blend.
    7. 7
      Chill for 1 hour for the flavors to blend.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 01, 2004

      55

      mirj, u've got a real KEEPER here. i just whipped this up in 10 minutes using low fat cream cheese, tuna flakes in water, curry powder (definitely more than 3/4 tsp!!), lemon juice, chopped spring onions and grated cheddar - all rolled up in a fajita-sized flour tortilla. yummy! thanks!

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    • on May 02, 2003

      55

      Y.U.M!! Definitely our new favorite tuna salad. DH and I can't wait to make tuna melts with it! I am also going to take this principal and use it with chicken salad next time. Thanks for another great recipe Mirj!! :)

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    • on March 17, 2011

      55

      Really tasty! Loved the curry flavor, perfect with wheat crackers for lunch. Kept well in the fridge for several days. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Tuna Cheese Spread

    Serving Size: 1 (123 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 307.5
     
    Calories from Fat 229
    74%
    Total Fat 25.4 g
    39%
    Saturated Fat 12.0 g
    60%
    Cholesterol 82.8 mg
    27%
    Sodium 318.8 mg
    13%
    Total Carbohydrate 5.8 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 2.7 g
    11%
    Protein 14.4 g
    28%

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